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Clinical Guideline: The Evaluation of Suspected Child Physical Abuse

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Christian CW, Committee on Child Abuse and Neglect, American Academy of Pedia...

Childphysicalabuseis an important cause of pediatric morbidity and mortality and is associated with major physical and mental health problems that can extend into adulthood. Pediatricians are in a unique position to identify and preventchild abuse, and this clinical report provides guidance to the practitioner regarding indicators and evaluation of suspected physicalabuseof children.

Clinical Practice Guideline: The medical assessment of bruising in suspected child maltreatment cases: A clinical perspective

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Ward MG, Ornstein A, Niec A, Murray CL, Canadian Paediatric Society Child and...

This practice point will help clinicians to distinguish between accidental and inflicted bruises, to evaluate and manage bruising in the context of suspected child maltreatment, and to evaluate for an underlying medical predisposition to bruising.

Clinical Guideline: Evaluation for bleeding disorders in suspected child abuse

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Anderst JD, Carpenter SL, Abshire TC, Section on Hematology/Oncology and Comm...

This clinical report provides guidance to pediatricians and other clinicians regarding the evaluation for bleeding disorders whenchild abuseis suspected.

Clinical Guideline: ACR Appropriateness Criteria: Suspected Physical Abuse - Child

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American College of Radiology

Initial imaging appropriateness criteria for suspected physical abuse in children.

Clinical Guideline: Orthopaedic Aspects of Child Abuse

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Mininder S, Kocher MS

Fractures are the second most common presentation of physical abuse after skin lesions, and approximately one third of abused children are eventually seen by an orthopaedic surgeon. Thus, an understanding of the differences in the general and musculoskeletal manifestations of accidental and nonaccidental injury is essential for recognition and appropriate management of the abused child.

Clinical Guideline: The Evaluation of Suspected Child Physical Abuse

Visit

Christian CW, Committee on Child Abuse and Neglect, American Academy of Pedia...

Childphysicalabuseis an important cause of pediatric morbidity and mortality and is associated with major physical and mental health problems that can extend into adulthood. Pediatricians are in a unique position to identify and preventchild abuse, and this clinical report provides guidance to the practitioner regarding indicators and evaluation of suspected physicalabuseof children.

Clinical Practice Guideline: The medical assessment of bruising in suspected child maltreatment cases: A clinical perspective

Visit

Ward MG, Ornstein A, Niec A, Murray CL, Canadian Paediatric Society Child and...

This practice point will help clinicians to distinguish between accidental and inflicted bruises, to evaluate and manage bruising in the context of suspected child maltreatment, and to evaluate for an underlying medical predisposition to bruising.

Clinical Guideline: Evaluation for bleeding disorders in suspected child abuse

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Anderst JD, Carpenter SL, Abshire TC, Section on Hematology/Oncology and Comm...

This clinical report provides guidance to pediatricians and other clinicians regarding the evaluation for bleeding disorders whenchild abuseis suspected.

Clinical Guideline: ACR Appropriateness Criteria: Suspected Physical Abuse - Child

Visit

American College of Radiology

Initial imaging appropriateness criteria for suspected physical abuse in children.

Clinical Guideline: Orthopaedic Aspects of Child Abuse

Visit

Mininder S, Kocher MS

Fractures are the second most common presentation of physical abuse after skin lesions, and approximately one third of abused children are eventually seen by an orthopaedic surgeon. Thus, an understanding of the differences in the general and musculoskeletal manifestations of accidental and nonaccidental injury is essential for recognition and appropriate management of the abused child.